Definition of degree day in English:

degree day

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  • 1A day on which academic degrees are formally awarded.
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    • It was built to be used for large gatherings including degree day, drama and musical productions and examinations.
    • Your degree day pack will also contain a booklet which will give you more information about the ceremony.
    • Information about Degree Day for Graduands and Guests.
  • 2A unit used to determine the heating requirements of buildings, representing a fall of one degree below a specified average outdoor temperature (usually 18°C or 65°F) for one day.
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    • Weather contracts on U.S. cities for the winter months are tied to an index of heating degree day values.

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